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  • head slender, pointed
    branched cirri: nape & eyes
    D XVIII-XXIII, 9-12, notched
    rear of top jaw bone covered by bone above
    LL tubes/canals at least on front body, 40-69
  • no nape cirri
    3Ds III+X-XIII+7-10
    operculum +/- scales
    A 14-20
    LL 2 sections
  • bushy cirri: nostrils, nape & eyes
    bone of top jaw exposed at rear
    palatine teeth =/< vomerine teeth
    LL scales: < /= rear half scales on rear straight part with front pore exposed